Kansas Workers Compensation Law
Kansas Workers Comp Quick Facts
The following represent the state of the law as of January 1, 2006. Please note that worker's compensation law can be complex and these laws and policies are subject to amendment at any time. If you need help with a worker's compensation issue, please consult a licensed attorney.
Is Worker's Compensation Compulsory? Yes
Are Waivers Permitted? No
Numerical Exceptions: None; Employers are exempt if they have a total gross annual payroll of less than $20,000 for all workers.
Choice of Physician: Employer selects the physician.
Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 7 days (temporary total and permanent partial disability) (temproary total
Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? 3 consecutive weeks
Attorney Fees Permitted: 25%, statute
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